Motivated by the vision of a world where women and their children are free to excercise their human rights, the Women’s Education for Advancement and Empowerment (WEAVE) is committed to teaching women to become socially, economically and politically empowered.

WEAVE was founded in 1990 with the intent to empower indigenous women and support their needs and basic human rights.

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Beyond your fair-trade table runner

The area where I spent most of my life used to be extremely important for the textile industry, and my parents work in a shop ... Continue Reading →

Product Design and Development Workshop

Text and pictures by Sotiria and Elisa On 5-6 July, the Product Design and Development Workshop took place in the village hall of Mae See Pee ... Continue Reading →

Acting from “Within” as opposed to from “Without”

For both Sotiria and me, this is the first time to work directly in a rural community. We cannot speak Karen, and at the village, ... Continue Reading →

What are we up to these days?

Greetings from Chiang Mai! Here are some of WEAVE happenings for June 2014! - Preparing our forthcoming Product Design and Development workshop with our partner EEPPOC Australia. ... Continue Reading →

2014 World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day is held every year in June 20. According to UNHCR, there are more than 50 million refugees around the world, half of which ... Continue Reading →

WFTO has moved to Thailand!

WFTO Asia has found its new home in Chiang Mai, Thailand and new director in the person of Ms.Christine Gent. WFTO Asia is a consortium of ... Continue Reading →